Bob Bakish has been appointed to the newly-created position of president, MTV Networks Intl.
New talent helped British music record its best year in nearly a decade during 2006.
"Rarely have I seen a musical film that I've liked," says Salonen, musical director and conductor of the L.A. Philharmonic. " 'Chicago' I enjoyed. It had real grit in it, and the characters felt more…
Jamison refuses to pick only one movie that might have changed her life. "I've got a whole list here!" she begins. "First off, any musical by Busby Berkeley," the director of the Alvin Ailey American…
In the L.A. Opera's recent production of "Manon," Netrebko updated the 18th-century French courtesan to a starstruck 1950s teenager trying to impersonate the likes of Audrey Hepburn, Gina…
Last month, Domingo sang the title role in the Met Opera's world preem production of Tan Dun's "The First Emperor" while also overseeing his twin responsibilities as general director of Washington…
Gelb, who recently left his prexy post at Sony Classical Records to be general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, sticks close to his professional roots when picking a favorite "musical" film.
Celine Dion's Las Vegas show "A New Day" will close Dec. 15 after nearly four years at Caesars Palace.
Landing on several critical kudos lists helped a number of albums as they closed out the year. There were enough significant "best ofs" in the final two weeks of 2006 to generate some heat at retail…
Wyclef Jean's latest gig? Talking up Haiti. The hip-hop artist has been named a roving ambassador to the country, asked by President Rene Preval to promote development and represent Haiti at various…
The music biz can't stem the bleeding, but for now, digital tracks are proving to be a secure Band-aid. Album sales dropped for a seventh consecutive year, but a dramatic increase in the sale of…